Health Professionals

Events for Health Professionals

Total laparoscopic Hysterectomy Hands-on Workshop
Date: 26 June 2013
Venue: Medical Education Centre, Royal Derby Hospital

This one-day workshop focuses on real hands-on-experience both in theatres and in wet clinical skills laboratory. Delegates will have a unique opportunity to be directly involved in two laparoscopic hysterectomies by experienced laparoscopic Surgeons. Our modern state of the art STORZ OR1 integrated laparoscopic operating theatres further enhances the learning experience. The high quality and modern video link to real live surgery will also give you an insight into the various techniques of TLH. You will be able to directly interact with the operator throughout the procedure. The workshop will also focus on the safety aspect of TLH.

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For further details please contact Emma Ingleby on (01332) 724693 or email us on: or

Towards safer gynaecological laparoscopic surgery
Date: 16 - 18 April 2013
Venue: Medical School, Royal Derby Hospital

Programme (preliminary)
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This is a 3-day course that will be presented by a group of leading experts in their fields to give a comprehensive account of all issues relating to patient safety during laparoscopic surgery. The course will cover human & organisational factors in surgical risks, perioperative & anaesthetic considerations, laparoscopic pelvic anatomy and energy sources. The programme will also focus on how to avoid major complications of laparoscopic surgery and to keep the ureter, bowel and major vessels safe. In addition, there will be a special session to discuss various techniques that can be adopted during common and complex laparoscopic procedures to minimise surgical risks. The course will also include debates, panel discussions, live surgery and a wet lab hands-on laparoscopic suturing workshop (limited to 12 delegates).

Our first course was well attended and received excellent fedbacks from delegates who found the event both interesting and informative.

The programme is aimed at Gynaecology Consultants and trainees with all levels of laparoscopic skills. Most of the programme is also suitable for theatre nurses and surgeons of other specialties such as general surgery and urology.

Course Director: Mr Saad Amer

For further details please contact Emma Ingleby on (01332) 724693 or email us on: or

Saad Amer

Saad Amer MSc., FRCOG, MD
Consultant Gynaecologist

Private sec: 01332 785693
NHS Sec: 01332 786773
Private appointment: 01332 540104